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  • Glendale firefighter applications pour in

    Glendale firefighter applications pour in
    This post has been corrected. See details below. More than 1,600 applications were turned in this week from job seekers hoping to be selected to fill 15 new Glendale firefighter positions. The city began accepting online submissions on Monday and has...
  • Video: Sharp fire now 40% contained in Angeles National Forest, two firefighters hurt

    The Sharp fire in Angeles National Forest has grown to 150 acres, but firefighters, aided now by five water-dropping helicopters, have been able to increase containment to 40%. Two firefighters, meanwhile, were treated at a local hospital after one...
  • Hotel chain donates mattresses to La Cañada firefighters

    Hotel chain donates mattresses to La Cañada firefighters
    After a morning hike in the Angeles National Forest, Los Angeles County firefighters who work at Fire Camp 2 returned to their La Cañada Flintridge station, prepared to start an ordinary Monday. But when they filed out of a fire truck, they found a...
  • Firefighters hope to have Monrovia blaze out by Sunday evening

    Firefighters hope to have Monrovia blaze out by Sunday evening
    Firefighters hope to have a brush fire that burned more than 175 acres in Monrovia out by Sunday evening. The blaze started late Saturday morning in a residential backyard in northwest Monrovia and spread to rugged terrain in bordering wild lands. At one...
  • Burbank, Glendale firefighters join Ventura County brush fire battle

    Fire crews from Burbank and Glendale were called Thursday to help battle a raging 2,000-acre brush fire in Ventura County. The Burbank Fire Department sent 13 fire personnel – including a battalion chief – as well as three engines to...
  • Brush fire in Glendale closes streets, some evacuations ordered

    Brush fire in Glendale closes streets, some evacuations ordered
    A brush fire has broken out in Glendale between the Ventura (134) and the Glendale (2) freeways, where the transition road has been shut down as firefighters move in. The fire is on the ridge line of the 2100 block of Chevy Chase Drive and Glenoaks...
  • Glendale brush fire threatens homes, shuts down freeways

    Glendale brush fire threatens homes, shuts down freeways
    Dozens of firefighters were trying to get the upper hand on a brush fire in Glendale Friday afternoon as it threatened canyon homes and wrecked havoc on nearby freeways. Evacuation orders were issued for homes in the 500 block of Solway Street....
  • Firefighters quickly contain Glendale fire, remain vigilant overnight

    Firefighters quickly contain Glendale fire, remain vigilant overnight
    Hundreds of firefighters, combined with a massive air attack, were able to contain a fast-moving brush fire in Glendale Friday just hours after it was reported. With the aid of several water-dropping helicopters, more than 200 firefighters were able...
  • Fire Chief Q&A: Watch the weather, be prepared

    Fire Chief Q&A: Watch the weather, be prepared
    La Cañada Flintridge is heading into fire season under the watchful eye of Los Angeles County Asst. Fire Chief Dean McGuire. McGuire, who worked on the 2009 Station fire, recently began covering the city after serving as battalion chief in the Santa...
  • Blaze breaks out - twice - in same downtown Glendale building

    Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire in a building in downtown Glendale Monday that reignited hours after firefighters knocked down the original blaze. Two firefighters suffered minor injures while battling the first blaze early Monday...
  • Arizona wildfire: Local firefighters to attend memorial for hot shot crew

    Arizona wildfire: Local firefighters to attend memorial for hot shot crew
    Firefighters from Burbank, Glendale and L.A. County stations in La Cañada Flintridge will be attending a memorial service today in Prescott, Ariz. to honor 19 Granite Mountain hotshots who died battling a wind-driven wildfire on June 30. About 300 L.A....
  • Date set for Station fire hearing

    A congressional hearing that would have taken testimony from top forest and firefighting officials on the response to the devastating Station fire has been rescheduled for Oct. 12 in Pasadena. The hearing was originally to be held Aug. 10 but was...